Top 10 reasons to sail Alaska with Cunard.

Two extraordinary experiences come together when you sail aboard Queen Elizabeth into the majestic beauty of Alaska.

1. Queen Elizabeth — the perfect ship for Alaska.

Our Cunard Queen is large enough to offer all the activities, amenities and signature Cunard experiences including Gala Evenings and afternoon tea that you desire, while carrying fewer guests than other ships her size.

2. Spacious Grill Suites with free drinks and gratuities.

Our luxury suites aboard Queen Elizabeth boast up to 1,493 square feet of living space and offer a host of exclusive amenities including access to the dedicated Grills restaurant, a private lounge and an outside terrace.

3. White Star ServiceTM.

Refined. Thoughtful. Charismatic. Proud. Our crew is dedicated to bringing you the highest level of satisfaction with intuitive and thoughtful service.

4. Enticing Alaska.

Experience Alaska’s best-kept culinary secrets with live cooking demonstrations, sip local craft beer on board from Alaskan Brewing Company, celebrate with exclusive cocktails inspired by Alaska and cozy up with blankets and a hot toddy or hot chocolate on deck as you admire the view.

5. Robust itinerary.

Enjoy the convenience of a roundtrip itinerary from Vancouver, British Columbia. Select from 7- and 10-night voyages to experience the majesty of Glacier Bay National Park and Hubbard Glacier. Marvel at the towering rainforests of Icy Strait Point and the Russian charms of Sitka, to the enigmatic totem poles dotting quaint Ketchikan, and mesmerizing whale watching in Juneau.

6. Relaxed days at sea.

Enjoy at least one luxurious sea day on every Alaska itinerary. Spend ample time dining, unwinding and taking in the scenery at your own pace.

7. Plenty of time in port.

With full days in several ports of call, you have more time to indulge in your personal passions and only-in-Alaska experiences, such as the scenic White Pass Railway journey that reveals miles of breathtaking waterfalls, mountains and tunnels.

8. Local celebrations.

Select a special Independence Day voyage and celebrate with the local community in Skagway. With a lively parade, a record-breaking egg toss contest and other events, this is a special place to revel in July 4 festivities. 

9. Insights from the experts.

Hear personal narratives from award-winning writers, explorers and adventurers, including Felicity Aston, Kenton Cool and Peter Hillary. Discover important perspectives from Alaska Native heritage guides on every voyage.

10. Great value.

Sailing to Alaska with Cunard offers a variety of ports with unique cultural experiences, a luxurious setting where elevated service is part of your every day, and the chance to enrich your mind and fulfill your adventurous spirit. A journey with Queen Elizabeth is more than a voyage; it is an experience worth treasuring.

Discovery Awaits Event.

Book your 2022 Alaska voyage by May 24, 2021 to receive:

- Up to $1,200 Onboard Credit per stateroom^
- 50% Reduced Deposit‡
- Past Guests receive Up to $600 Discount per stateroom†
- Grill Suite Guests receive Free Drinks♦ and Free Gratuities‡‡
*Restrictions apply.

Featured voyages.

Alaska, 10 Nights

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Alaska, 15 Nights

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Alaska port highlights.

Each day in Alaska presents you with awe-inspiring wonders. Revel at the blue hues of the immense Hubbard Glacier and journey through the Inside Passage, which culminates in Glacier Bay, where you’ll experience some of the world’s most spectacular tidewater glaciers.

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.

This unbelievable national park is home to some of the world’s most amazing tidewater glaciers. Enjoy sailing past snow-capped peaks, towering fjords and dramatic glaciers.

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Skagway, Alaska.

Once an old Wild West outpost and gold rush town, Skagway is now a national historic park where the present and past meet amongst incredible natural landscapes.

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Victoria, Canada.

The capital of British Columbia effortlessly blends contemporary delight and historic charm. Explore The city’s verdant gardens an ornate castle while admiring waterfront views.

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Haines, Alaska.

Hike through ancient spruce forests, visit museums dedicated to the Native Tlingit heritage and keep an eye out for bald eagles soaring overhead in Haines.

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Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska’s capital city captivates with its rugged natural beauty. Keep an eye out for humpback whales breaching in the bay and make sure you pay a visit to the massive Mendenhall Glacier.

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Ketchikan, Alaska.

Ketchikan may be small, but it makes up for its size with breathtaking wilderness. This 3-milelong village is known as Alaska’s First City for its location and outstanding natural beauty.

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Sitka, Alaska.

Framed by snow-capped mountain peaks, Sitka is a charming seaside town with a rich history. Learn more about its Tlingit traditions and Russian past.

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Vancouver, Canada.

Urban sophistication meets pristine nature in Vancouver. Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge are two wilderness highlights of this lively city.

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